Ruminant Sales Team

Our team of experienced sales representatives are on hand to provide advice and on-farm support to ensure your animals are healthy, productive and profitable. With a range of support tools available we can help you get the most from your livestock operation.

Michael Pretorius, Ruminant Sales Manager

Michael Pretorius grew up on a small acreage, holding cattle near Johannesburg in South Africa, and studied Animal Science at Pretoria University. He joined Alltech in 2005 and has enjoyed the challenge of working with animal producers across many countries and continents. Michael joined the Alltech Lienert team in 2018 and is currently the Ruminant Sales Manager. He and his family live on the South Coast of NSW.

Toby Doak, Ruminant Technical Sales Rep, NSW/Qld

Toby grew up on a sheep and cattle property near Inverell in Northern New South Wales. Toby has spent time working in sales and production of broilers, pigs and commercial stock feed manufacture. Toby has been with Alltech since 2013 and sales his role covers sales and nutrition throughout Northern NSW and Southern QLD. His interest is in livestock production and nutrition and growing the efficiency and profitability in the family livestock enterprise.

Stuart Minne, Ruminant Sales Rep, SA

I’ve retired! 
After 7+ years working for Alltech Lienert Australia, Stuart has hung up his uniform and is ready to hit the road and travel around Australia with his wonderful wife, Yvonne.
We wish them all the best and safe travels. 
Going forward, please direct all enquiries through to Cameron White, who will be taking over Stuart’s patch in SA.

Jess Seeliger, Ruminant Sales Rep, SA

Jess grew up on a stud Holstein dairy farm in the Barossa Valley, SA. She enjoys preparing and showing her family’s cattle for local shows and the Royal Adelaide (she has also competed interstate). Jess completed a Bachelor of Science (Animal Science) through the University of Adelaide in 2015. Prior to joining Alltech Lienert she worked as a vet nurse in a mixed animal clinic, with a strong interest in large animal production. Jess has been with Alltech Lienert since 2018, where she started in customer service and has recently progressed into ruminant sales. Jess covers the Mid North, Yorke Peninsula, West Coast and Broken Hill.

Cameron White, Ruminant Sales Rep, SA/Vic

Cameron has 8 years’ experience in the Rural Supply sector. Throughout his time in the industry he has worked in areas from the SA/VIC border up to the Clare Valley and stretching out to the outskirts of Broken Hill. He joined Alltech Lienert in August 2019, and throughout his time, he has enjoyed tackling new challenges and exploring new farming practices. With Family still farming in the Murray Mallee he believes in providing the best support possible but in a practical and efficient method for farmers to carry out.

Tim Armstrong, Ruminant Sales Rep, Central NSW

Tim grew up on his family’s farm just south of Coolamon NSW, the farm mix was one of cereal crops and fat lamb production. Since then, Tim has predominately been involved in Agricultural Sales, with experience in rural fencing, farm machinery, cattle and sheep handling equipment. With a strong interest in modern innovative farming practices and assisting farmers improve sheep and cattle feeding programs. Tim joined Alltech Lienert in 2021 and covers Central NSW.

Charlotte Close, Ruminant Sales Rep, Southern NSW

Charlotte grew up on her family’s stud sheep farm in Finley, NSW. She studied a Bachelor of Agricultural Business Management at CSU, graduating in 2018. Since then, she has worked for NAB followed by merchandise sales at Elders. Charlotte continues to operate her own sheep studs and joined the Alltech Lienert team in July 2021, covering Southern NSW.

Virgilio Cruvinel, Ruminant Sales Rep, Vic

Virgilio comes with a background in dairy and ruminant nutrition, having worked for Cargill in Brazil for five years and Cereal Group in Brazil for the nine years prior. Virgilio joins us with a Veterinary Science degree via the Federal University of Goias and a post grad degree via the University of Sao Paulo. Virgilio joined the Alltech Lienert team in March 2022, covering Victoria and focusing on FeedMills and Dairy.